Southern Worcester County Educational Collaborative (SWCEC)
http://www.swcec.org/

The Southern Worcester County Educational Collaborative was established in 1975 as an Educational Collaborative servicing regular and special education students and families. SWCEC services students ages 3-22 in a small, structured therapeutic and academic learning environment, paced to meet the needs of its students on an individualized basis. The SWCEC program offers a strong academic component designed to accommodate the learning needs of our students and to encourage their motivation to achieve.

SWCEC Office
185 Southbridge Road
01570 Dudley , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
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SWCEC Mailing Address
P.O. Box 517
01550 Southbridge , MA
United States
Massachusetts US

Available Programs

The Specialized Developmental Autism Program integrates an attitude of unconditional acceptance and meeting students where they are in their learning process with the evidence-based methods of Applied Behavior Analysis that has proven effective for individuals on the autism spectrum. The program is socially engaging with powerful teaching methods, custom-designed to enable each child to develop to his or her fullest potential. A combination of individualized instruction, discreet trials, social thinking instruction and functional experiences shape programming to meet the need of students.

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The Specialized Developmental Program – Medically Fragile students address the curriculum through entry/access skills, which also addresses daily living skills, sensory integration techniques, oral motor skills, communication skills including augmentative programs and assistive technology, fine/gross motor activities and pre-readiness socialization skills in behavior management. Social Communication may be practiced through oral and augmentative communication. Many students may also require close medical supervision due to seizures, respiratory issues, GI tubes, etc. The programs are staffed with a nurse to address medical needs. The programs also have monthly brace and wheelchair clinics to ensure all students and families are obtaining the appropriate durable medical equipment.

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The Grow School services students grades kindergarten through twelve in small, structured, therapeutic and academic learning environments, paced to meet the needs of its students on an individual basis. The Grow program offers a strong academic component, with vocational opportunities for upper grades, designed to accommodate the learning needs of students and to encourage their motivation to achieve. Instruction, based on MA Curriculum Frameworks, consists of specialized instructional practices delivered by highly qualified staff members utilizing a differentiated and multi-modal approach to meet student needs. Students learn self- control, social skills, and to become more confident to challenge themselves to achieve academically.

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